The table below looks at the statistics for SOAP skills in IT contracts advertised for the Yorkshire region. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited SOAP over the 3 months to 30 September 2016 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

Note that daily contractor rates and hourly contractor rates are treated separately. When calculating average contractor rates, daily rates are not derived from quoted hourly rates or vice versa.

3 months to
30 Sep 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Simple Object Access Protocol (SOAP)
Rank 94 111 99
Rank change year-on-year
+17 -12
Contract jobs citing SOAP 49 47 25
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Yorkshire 1.71% 1.46% 1.02%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 4.71% 4.45% 3.67%
Number of daily rates quoted 26 27 17
Median daily rate £383 £325 £320
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+17.69% +1.56%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £263 £246 £258
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £479 £345
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £400 £375
% change year-on-year
-6.25% +6.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £34.50 £37.00 £34.28
% change year-on-year
-6.75% +7.95%
SOAP
England

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category in contract jobs advertised in the Yorkshire region.

Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards Category
Yorkshire
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category
1041 1056 681
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Yorkshire 36.32% 32.86% 27.74%
Number of daily rates quoted 715 720 441
Median daily rate £400 £363 £320
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+10.34% +13.28%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £288 £200
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £500 £413
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
- +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 9 12 5
Median hourly rate £13.50 £25.00 £31.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-46.00% -19.35%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.00 £17.50 £9.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £42.97 £37.04 £50.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £40.00 £37.50 £34.25
% change year-on-year
+6.66% +9.48%

SOAP
Jobs Demand Trend in Yorkshire

The demand trend of contract jobs across the Yorkshire region citing SOAP as a proportion of all IT contracts with a match in the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category.

SOAP Jobs Demand Trend in Yorkshire

SOAP
Daily Rate Trend in Yorkshire

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing SOAP across the Yorkshire region.

SOAP Daily Rate Trend in Yorkshire

SOAP
Daily Rate Histogram in Yorkshire

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing SOAP across the Yorkshire region over the 3 months to 30 September 2016.

SOAP Daily Rate Histogram in Yorkshire

SOAP
Hourly Rate Trend in Yorkshire

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for hourly rates quoted in IT contractor jobs citing SOAP across the Yorkshire region.

SOAP Hourly Rate Trend in Yorkshire

SOAP
Contract Job Locations in Yorkshire

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing SOAP within the Yorkshire region over the 3 months to 30 September 2016. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location
(Click see detailed
statistics and trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
West Yorkshire +3 33 £438 +37.25% 13
South Yorkshire +4 8 £340 -17.57% 3
North Yorkshire +7 6 - - 3
SOAP
England

SOAP
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Yorkshire

For the 6 months to 30 September 2016, IT contractor jobs citing SOAP also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all contract ads across the Yorkshire region with a requirement for SOAP.

1 40 (57.14%) Java
2 35 (50.00%) REST
3 34 (48.57%) Web Services
4 30 (42.86%) Agile Software Development
5 29 (41.43%) XML
6 22 (31.43%) SOA
7 21 (30.00%) JSON
8 18 (25.71%) Oracle
9 17 (24.29%) SQL
9 17 (24.29%) Spring
10 16 (22.86%) .NET
10 16 (22.86%) Git (software)
11 15 (21.43%) WSDL
11 15 (21.43%) TDD
12 14 (20.00%) C#
13 12 (17.14%) Microsoft
13 12 (17.14%) Maven
13 12 (17.14%) RESTful
13 12 (17.14%) NoSQL
14 11 (15.71%) BDD
14 11 (15.71%) JavaScript
14 11 (15.71%) HTML
14 11 (15.71%) Unix
15 10 (14.29%) CSS
15 10 (14.29%) SharePoint
15 10 (14.29%) Subversion
15 10 (14.29%) Team Foundation Server
15 10 (14.29%) Selenium
16 9 (12.86%) Unit Testing
16 9 (12.86%) .NET Framework

SOAP
Top Related IT Skills in Yorkshire by Category

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same job type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Application Platforms
1 10 (14.29%) SharePoint
2 8 (11.43%) BizTalk Server
3 6 (8.57%) Oracle SOA Suite
4 5 (7.14%) WebLogic
5 4 (5.71%) Jetty
6 3 (4.29%) Mule
6 3 (4.29%) Mule ESB
6 3 (4.29%) Tomcat
7 2 (2.86%) Confluence
8 1 (1.43%) Cloud Foundry
8 1 (1.43%) CMS
8 1 (1.43%) WebSphere
Applications
1 7 (10.00%) InfoPath
2 3 (4.29%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 4 (5.71%) Dynamics CRM
2 1 (1.43%) Magento
Cloud Services
1 5 (7.14%) GitHub
1 5 (7.14%) Microsoft Azure
2 1 (1.43%) Amazon AWS
2 1 (1.43%) CloudBees
2 1 (1.43%) Force.com
2 1 (1.43%) IaaS
2 1 (1.43%) Office 365
2 1 (1.43%) OpenShift
2 1 (1.43%) PaaS
Communications & Networking
1 6 (8.57%) LDAP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 12 (17.14%) NoSQL
2 9 (12.86%) MySQL
3 8 (11.43%) MongoDB
4 6 (8.57%) Oracle Database
4 6 (8.57%) SQL Server
5 5 (7.14%) Oracle Database 11g
6 3 (4.29%) Data Warehouse
6 3 (4.29%) Relational Database
7 2 (2.86%) Apache Cassandra
7 2 (2.86%) DB2
7 2 (2.86%) Hadoop
7 2 (2.86%) Oracle Database 12c
7 2 (2.86%) Oracle Reports
7 2 (2.86%) RDBMS
8 1 (1.43%) PostgreSQL
Development Applications
1 16 (22.86%) Git (software)
2 12 (17.14%) Maven
3 10 (14.29%) Selenium
3 10 (14.29%) Subversion
3 10 (14.29%) Team Foundation Server
4 9 (12.86%) Ant
4 9 (12.86%) JUnit
4 9 (12.86%) Mockito
4 9 (12.86%) SoapUI
4 9 (12.86%) Visual Studio
5 8 (11.43%) Gradle
5 8 (11.43%) Jenkins
6 7 (10.00%) jMock
7 5 (7.14%) Cucumber
7 5 (7.14%) Eclipse
7 5 (7.14%) JIRA
7 5 (7.14%) Spock
8 4 (5.71%) EasyMock
8 4 (5.71%) IntelliJ
8 4 (5.71%) SonarQube
General
1 7 (10.00%) Local Government
2 2 (2.86%) Banking
2 2 (2.86%) Retail
2 2 (2.86%) Retail Banking
3 1 (1.43%) Advertising
3 1 (1.43%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 41 (58.57%) Developer
2 20 (28.57%) Java Developer
3 8 (11.43%) Architect
4 7 (10.00%) Analyst
4 7 (10.00%) Technical Leader
5 6 (8.57%) Oracle Developer
5 6 (8.57%) Oracle SOA Developer
5 6 (8.57%) SOA Developer
6 4 (5.71%) Analyst Developer
6 4 (5.71%) CRM Developer
6 4 (5.71%) Dynamics CRM Developer
6 4 (5.71%) Full Stack Developer
6 4 (5.71%) Oracle Analyst
6 4 (5.71%) SOA Analyst
7 3 (4.29%) Consultant
7 3 (4.29%) Java Architect
7 3 (4.29%) Senior Developer
7 3 (4.29%) Test Analyst
8 2 (2.86%) Solutions Architect
8 2 (2.86%) Technical Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 35 (50.00%) REST
2 34 (48.57%) Web Services
3 29 (41.43%) XML
4 21 (30.00%) JSON
5 17 (24.29%) Spring
6 16 (22.86%) .NET
7 15 (21.43%) WSDL
8 12 (17.14%) RESTful
9 11 (15.71%) HTML
10 10 (14.29%) CSS
11 9 (12.86%) .NET Framework
11 9 (12.86%) Hibernate
11 9 (12.86%) XML Schema
12 8 (11.43%) XSLT
13 7 (10.00%) XSD
14 6 (8.57%) UDDI
15 5 (7.14%) AngularJS
15 5 (7.14%) Spring MVC
15 5 (7.14%) Velocity
15 5 (7.14%) WCF
Miscellaneous
1 8 (11.43%) N-Tier
2 3 (4.29%) Computer Science
2 3 (4.29%) PKI
2 3 (4.29%) Smartcard
3 1 (1.43%) Analytical Skills
3 1 (1.43%) Enterprise Software
3 1 (1.43%) IVR
3 1 (1.43%) Mobile App
3 1 (1.43%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 11 (15.71%) Unix
2 8 (11.43%) Linux
3 5 (7.14%) Windows
4 3 (4.29%) AIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 30 (42.86%) Agile Software Development
2 22 (31.43%) SOA
3 15 (21.43%) TDD
4 11 (15.71%) BDD
5 9 (12.86%) Migration
5 9 (12.86%) Scrum
5 9 (12.86%) Unit Testing
6 8 (11.43%) Microservices
6 8 (11.43%) Open Source
7 7 (10.00%) BPEL
7 7 (10.00%) Build Automation
7 7 (10.00%) Continuous Integration
7 7 (10.00%) MVC
7 7 (10.00%) Workflow
8 6 (8.57%) Business Activity Monitoring
8 6 (8.57%) CRM
8 6 (8.57%) OO
8 6 (8.57%) Performance Tuning
9 5 (7.14%) Software Engineering
10 4 (5.71%) Enterprise Architecture
Programming Languages
1 40 (57.14%) Java
2 17 (24.29%) SQL
3 14 (20.00%) C#
4 11 (15.71%) JavaScript
5 8 (11.43%) Scala
6 6 (8.57%) Clojure
6 6 (8.57%) Groovy
6 6 (8.57%) PL/SQL
7 4 (5.71%) PHP
7 4 (5.71%) Ruby
8 3 (4.29%) Bash Shell
8 3 (4.29%) C++
8 3 (4.29%) Jython
9 2 (2.86%) Shell Script
10 1 (1.43%) Apex Code
10 1 (1.43%) SOQL
10 1 (1.43%) XPath
Qualifications
1 5 (7.14%) Degree
1 5 (7.14%) Microsoft Certification
2 4 (5.71%) ISEB
2 4 (5.71%) ISTQB
3 3 (4.29%) CCNP
3 3 (4.29%) Cisco Certification
3 3 (4.29%) MCSE
3 3 (4.29%) RHCE
4 2 (2.86%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
4 2 (2.86%) MCITP
4 2 (2.86%) Security Cleared
5 1 (1.43%) ISTQB Advanced Certification
5 1 (1.43%) SC Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (7.14%) QA
2 3 (4.29%) HL7
System Software
1 6 (8.57%) Docker
2 3 (4.29%) NDS
3 2 (2.86%) NetIQ eDirectory
3 2 (2.86%) Virtual Machines
Systems Management
1 3 (4.29%) OpenAM
2 2 (2.86%) Puppet
3 1 (1.43%) HP Quality Center
3 1 (1.43%) Opscode Chef
Vendors
1 18 (25.71%) Oracle
2 12 (17.14%) Microsoft
3 4 (5.71%) MuleSoft
4 3 (4.29%) CA
4 3 (4.29%) IBM
4 3 (4.29%) Novell
4 3 (4.29%) Sun
4 3 (4.29%) Sybase
5 1 (1.43%) Avaya
5 1 (1.43%) Cyber-Ark
5 1 (1.43%) Genesys
5 1 (1.43%) HP
5 1 (1.43%) Salesforce.com
5 1 (1.43%) Splunk
5 1 (1.43%) Zend
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